Major purpose:Under limited supervision conducts evaluation, diagnostic, integration and final acceptance testing of airborne, commercial, surface ship and sub surface vessel electronic equipment using established procedures. Troubleshoots problems to component level. Utilizes general testing equipment, which includes but is not limited to, oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, AC/DC clamp on ammeters, HiPot testers, LCR meters, Automated Test Equipment, and custom made test fixtures and test consoles. In the absence of established procedures, confers with Lead Test Technician, Supervisor Engineering Test - Mfg., or Sustaining Engineer. Properly documents all test findings as required and directed by departmental procedures.
Major functions:1. Tests and troubleshoots complex Printed Wiring Assemblies, Subassemblies, Modules and Systems using Functional Test Procedures, Individual Acceptance Test Procedures, Technical Repair Standard Procedures, Quality Test Instructions, Return Acceptance Test Procedures, and Factory Acceptance Test Procedures.
2. Performs Factory Acceptance Test of completed systems using Quality Test Instructions and Factory Acceptance Test Procedures.
3. Identifies non-conforming material and initiates Material Discrepancy Reports, FR/FF reports in TipQA, and Break-Out Shop Orders, as applicable.
4. Programs and verifies programmable integrated circuits using approved procedures and Quality Assurance software.
5. Identifies and initiates changes to test documents using a Quality Test Change Request form.
6. Documents information for failure analysis and reporting using the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and Failure Analysis Reports.
7. As required, supports Engineering for First Article testing and Qualification testing.
8. As directed by management, tests and troubleshoots test equipment and custom made Test Fixtures and Test Sets using available documentation.
9. Performs other duties as assigned by Management.
Technical/Functional skills:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Must be able to read, understand and accurately follow Engineering Orders, Quality procedures, Test procedures, and operating instructions.
2. Must have a good working knowledge of basic analog and digital components and circuitry.
3. Must be able to correctly analyze and interpret drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, and specifications.
4. Must be able to correctly document specific details of each test failure encountered, as well as document and update daily status of each assigned repair.
5. Must be adept at utilization and operation of general electronic test equipment.
6. Must be able to work well with interdepartmental personnel.
7. Must be self-motivated and have the ability to handle and complete multiple tasks within defined time limitations.
8. Must have a working knowledge of computers.
9. A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office is a plus.
Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (A. A.) desired from two-year college or technical school or military service experience. Must have 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to perform simple algebraic computations of current, voltage, power, reactance, impedance, and frequency.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to recognize and report any unsafe working conditions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate though at time may require the use of hearing protection.
The employee will be exposed to electrical power generating equipment, both static and rotating as well as motor driven and diesel engine/turbine engine driven generators.